Below is a list of all the news articles Yachad is featured in. You can search for a news articles by the year it was published.  

Cambridge students brand Israel a rogue state

Naomi Firsht in the Jewish Chronicle, 6/3/15
Students at Cambridge University have voted overwhelmingly that Israel is rogue state.
A debate at prestigious debating society, the Cambridge Union Society, which put forward the motion “This house believes that Israel is a rogue state” was passed last night by 51 per cent to 19 per cent against and 30 per cent abstaining.
President of the Board of Deputies Vivian Wineman was on the panel at the packed debate with Yachad director Hannah …

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The Kids Court in Conflict Campaign and the Complexity of Competing Moral Duties

Michael Goldin in new voices, 6/13/15
It wasn’t until I had left school and went to study in an Israeli yeshiva that I understood the implications of occupation. Until then, my lack of engagement with the issue meant I uncritically acquiesced to a status quo that disenfranchised millions, subjecting them to military rule. During my time in Israel, I made an effort to study the state’s history and engage with the complex issues surrounding that history and the occupation. It was the first …

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Why I’d never vote for Yachad 20/11/14

By Geoffrey Alderman Jewish Chronicle 20/11/14 Last Sunday, the Board of Deputies of British Jews voted to admit Yachad into Board membership by 135 votes to 61, the necessary two-thirds majority being achieved by just five votes.
Yachad professes to be a Zionist (or at least a “pro-Israel, pro-peace”) body and since its foundation in 2011 has lobbied furiously for the so-called “two-state solution” to the Israeli-Arab conflict.
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Yachad Included in British Jewry’s Tent — Barely 17/11/14

Hannah Weisfeld in Forward 17/11/14 2:55 pm
n a historic move on Sunday, the Board of Deputies of British Jews (BoD) voted overwhelmingly to admit Yachad into the umbrella organization.
Yachad was set up in 2011 to build support within the British Jewish community for a two-state solution. Its work involves both education and grassroots advocacy. Securing 135 votes in support, against 61 “no” votes, Yachad reached the two-thirds majority required for inclusion according to the constitution …

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British Jewry umbrella votes to include ‘pro-Israel, pro-peace’ group 17/11/14

Jewish Times Israel 17/11/14
The umbrella organization for British Jewry accepted for membership a group that backed the recent nonbinding parliamentary vote recognizing a Palestinian state.
On Sunday, the Board of Deputies of British Jewry voted 135 to 61 to accept Yachad UK, which calls itself “pro-Israel, pro-peace.” The group supports a two-state solution and takes British Jews on fact-finding tours of the West Bank.
The group needed a two-thirds majority for acceptance, and the vote …

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Yachad accepted onto Board of Deputies 17/11/14

Jewish News 17/11/14
A controversial motion to accept Yachad UK as a member of the Board of Deputies has overwhelmingly passed by 135 votes to 61.
Sunday’s vote sees the ‘pro-Israel, pro-peace movement for British Jews’, which some members of the community have attacked for being too critical of Israel, finally given official communal representation.
Yachad director Hannah Weisfeld told Jewish News: “We are delighted to have been accepted into the Board of Deputies with an overwhelming …

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All a -Board 17/11/14

Gabriel Webber On Changing the Board It was symbolic that Charedi observers attended the Board of Deputies plenary yesterday. Their arrival finally closed a rift that began in the 1970s, when the Board was faced with another one of those ‘there’ll be a walkout either way’ moments – in that case, over whether or not to recognise the religious leaders of the Reform and Liberal movements.
I’d already noticed the parallel before I knew that the Charedim were coming along: the …

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Yachad at the Board – No big deal 16/11/14

Arieh Kovler in Times of Isreal 16/11/14
Today Yachad was admitted as a member of the Board of Deputies of British Jews. Some people think that this was a critically important step in ensuring all Jewish voices are heard. Others think it was a shameful anti-Israel moment for the Board and all British Jews.
I think it wasn’t especially important.
Read more: Yachad at the Board – No big deal | Arieh Kovler | The Blogs | The Times of Israel …

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Britain’s top Jewish body votes in favor of adding pro-peace group to its ranks 16/11/14

Anshel Pfeffer in Haaretz The British Jewish community’s main representative body, the Board of Deputies, voted Sunday on accepting the pro-peace group Yachad to its ranks.
Yachad supports a two-state solution to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict and among its other activities, takes British Jews on fact-finding tours of the West Bank.
The group has divided opinion in the past, when the British Zionist Federation refused to accept Yachad as an affiliated organization, despite its clear …

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Youth tells Board: vote for Yachad, or face alienating young 4/11/14

Jewish News 4/11/14 Jewish and Zionist youth leaders have appealed to the Board of Deputies to give representation to political campaign group Yachad to avoid ”alienating” a large section of the younger community.
The appeal, by way of a letter signed by UJS President Ella Rose and movement workers from BBYO, Habonim-Dror, LJY-Netzer, RSY-Netzer and Noam Masorti, urges members to recognise Yachad at the vote on Sunday, 16 November.
It states: “A vote against Yachad’s inclusion will …

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